Jordan scores 21 to lift Rider past Niagara 97-81
Tyere Marshall had 14 points and three assists for Rider (15-13, 10-6 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Anthony Durham added 13 points. Dimencio Vaughn had 11 points and eight rebounds for the home team.
Rider posted a season-high 25 assists.
Both teams set season records for scoring during the game. Rider scored 56 first-half points, a season high for the hosts, while the 54 points in the second half for Niagara were the best of the season for the visiting team.
The Broncs improve to 2-0 against the Purple Eagles for the season. Rider defeated Niagara 104-84 on Jan. 13. Rider matches up against Iona at home next Friday. Niagara takes on St. Peter’s on the road on Sunday.